Your Inner Fish

Your Inner Fish

DVD - 2014
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Examines the many ways that our animal ancestors shaped our anatomical destiny. Using both the fossil record and DNA evidence, traces various parts of the human body's structure to creatures that lived long, long, ago.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781608830671
Branch Call Number: 611 S56ya
Language Note: In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Aug 18, 2019

Originally broadcast as a 3-episode TV mini-series on PBS, this 165-minute documentary explores the 3.5-billion-year history of the human body.
Amazing, amusing and enlightening with excellent visual effects.

Jun 19, 2019

"Your Inner Fish" is certainly one of those outstanding science documentaries that makes learning about evolution fun and entertaining (regardless of one's age).

If you are at all interested in finding out why "we look the way we do" - Then - Join evolutionary biologist, Neil Shubin as he travels to world to uncover the scientifically proven reality behind man's (and woman's) inner fish, inner reptile, and, of course, inner monkey, too.

This first-rate production features lots'n'lots of excellent imagery.

(*Note*) - "Your Inner Fish" shows footage of human dissection.

Jun 10, 2019

I certainly have to say that this 3-hour "Evolution Investigation" documentary definitely proved to be an enjoyable and thought-provoking learning experience for me. And, I believe that this first-rate presentation will, most likely, be the same for you, too.

Featuring lots of really excellent visuals - "Your Inner Fish" follows evolutionary biologist, Neil Shubin as he travels around the world in his investigation where he easily makes learning about the concrete evidence of evolution fun and entertaining for one, and all.

May 14, 2018

Makes you wonder about which is true evolution or the bible?

May 07, 2018

Everyday I see how evolution has shaped, mutated our world.(see what I did there:P)But I don't see evidence for the belief, what I see is that everyday some person references evolution in a context that they believe it is true. Now some, if not most, of the evolution believers are the younger generation, my generation. While I was lucky to be not-public schooled(free choice) a lot of children were not.
In the sixties, there were arguments on whether or not children should be forced to pray in public schools. Both as a Christian and as a Constitution knowing patriotic american, I believe being forced to pray is wrong. However, my point is that such an issue, would never come up today. Today you are considered weird if you close your eyes, bow your head, and put your hands together to spend time speaking to God. Before that was considered normal, right. If you prayed in school at now you would stand out. Now for us Christians we want our faith to stand out, but it is sad that it stands out in a negative way. Oh, how we, in a half century, have fallen.

May 04, 2018

A very well done explanation of how evolution works and how archaeology is done. It takes a few examples of human features and shows how the feature evolved. Takes the story to several important archaeological sites and he talks to several important scientists. He does not point it out but you will see several guards with automatic weapons when they are in the rift valley.

JCLCatherineG Apr 27, 2018

This was an engaging video with fantastic special effects to help explain evolution.

Mar 01, 2018

The enthusiasm of Shubin is palpable. The graphics and animations are amazing. Best of all the explanations of the evolutionary morphology of hands, ears, skin, and even brain structure is crystal-clear.

Jan 03, 2016

This is not a video for anyone who has already decided that evolution is some evil hoax that is being told to us. It is all about the science of evolution and how it can explain the development of the human being. Fascinating.

Aug 07, 2015

Well-produced, good graphics, seems like sound science, and an engaged and enthusiastic presenter - this is a very good example of what a documentary should be!

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aaa5756 Aug 05, 2014

"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act."- George Orwell

aaa5756 Aug 05, 2014

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

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